hooah (hoo ah) adj., adv., n., v., conj., interj., excla. Orig. unknown Slang. 1. Referring to or meaning anything and everything except "no". 2. What to say when at a loss for words. 3.a. Good copy. b. Roger. c. Solid copy. d. Good. e. Great. f. Message received. g. Understood. h. Acknowledged. 4.a. Glad to meet you. b. Welcome. 5. "All right!" 6.a. I don't know the answer, but I'll check on it. b. I haven't the foggiest idea. 7. I am not listening. 8. "That is enough of your drivel; sit down!" 9. Yes. 10. "You've got to be kidding me!" 11. Thank you. 12. Go to the next slide. 13. You've taken the correct action. 14. I don't know what that means, but I'm too embarassed to ask for clarification. 15. Squared away (He's pretty hooah.)16. Ahh crap! 17. Screw you! 17.Amen!
PFC(s): "Hooah sargeant!"
2: Sgt: "Y'all ready for chow?"
PFC(s): "Hooah sergeant!"
Referring to, or meaning anything and everything except "no." Generally used when at a loss for words. Also:
Good copy, solid copy, roger, good or great; message received, understood.
Glad to meet you, welcome.
I do not know, but will check on it, I haven't the vaguest idea.
I am not listening.
That is enough of your drivel--sit down.
You've got to be kidding.
Go to the next slide.
You have taken the correct action.
I don't know what that means, but am too embarrassed to ask for clarification.
That is really neat, I want one too.
Sailor 2: I's because the Hooahs are fucking retarded and can't look both ways before crossing the street.
Marine: Oh man whats that smell? It smells like fucking Hooah!
of military origin
2. Excessively rigid or displays unnecessary military bearing.
Believed to have originated with Army Engineers in World War II, who when forced to "Hurry Up And Wait" chanted acronymn - H.U.A.W. - which became today's Hoo-ah. See also hooah
2. "That new lieutennant is way too hoo-ah."
Lazy Private: Hooah...
Worthless 1SG or Company Commander at COB formation at 2330 hrs: Formation tomorrow will be at 0315, bring in all of your issued gear and be prepared to take the APFT. Afterwards we will march to the motor pool for safety day activities which will last until 1730. Nobody will be released until POV inspections are done and all counseling statements are finished. After formation all barracks personell will stand at by their rooms for inspection, post housing personell will police call the parking lot, and off post personell will sweep the line at the motor pool.
Soldiers in Ate up Company: Hooah....(grunts and moans heard in the background)